The German automaker Volkswagen Group, accused by the National Green Court (NGT) for using anti-emissive devices in its vehicles in India, was fined Rs500 Crore.
The court upped the indemnity value of 171.34 billion rupees in January 2019, recommended by a committee appointed by NGT in January to create a restraining effect.” Volkswagen argued, however, that it did not infringe the BS-IV standards and that the test results were derived based on “road tests” for which no prescribed standard existed.
In response to this request, the automaker announced that it would challenge the verdict and claimed that its vehicles were in amenability with the law of the country. The Volkswagen Group in India restates that all cars in the group meet the emission standards set in India. The group is awaiting the copy of the application of the honorable NGT. The Volkswagen Group will question the order of the honorable NGT at the Supreme Court, a spokesman for the Volkswagen Group in India said.
The automaker has freshly revealed micro mobility named the Streetmate e-scooter, in Geneva. This e-scooter can be driven by standing or sitting. The other model named Cityskater, which is three-wheeled last mile surfer is standing scooter that steers by shifting the weight. Streetmate comes with a
The company is considering this new scooter as a perfect solution for micro mobility dedicated for urban commute and last mile connectivity. In a press release VW also mentioned that all the technical factors of these e-bikes are presented as anticipated values considering the concepts. There was nothing revealed regarding the production plans.